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The new face of Grand Palace Hotel

Members enjoyed the monthly networking event in the new interiors of Grand Palace Hotel with its current fresh and modern look.

 
 
Executive Leadership Series

Our top-tier level members met with Sharon Hudson-Dean, Charge D'Affaires and Acting Ambassador of the U.S. Embassy in Latvia.

 
 
Change is all around

On September 16 the next seminar in the Competitiveness Dialogue Series was held to discuss change management and business transformation.

 
 
What to expect after the election

AmCham hosted a luncheon with political scientists to discuss the election results and their impact on Latvia's future development.

 
 
Welcome 1 new member and 1 upgrade

Valmieras Stikla Šķiedra has joined the Chamber this month. CEMEX has upgraded its membership to Corporate Contributing level.

 
 
Master class with Simone Nallo

At the beginning of October a master class at the restaurant El Patio was conducted by Pizzaiolo Simone Nallo with the generous support of InterSource International, Inc.

 
 
Why values in business matter?

AmCham Latvia speaks with Aigars Milts, Country Manager of the leading insurance broker and risk management consultancy firm AON Baltic on what it takes to build a values-led business.

 
 
Cabot launches Business Service Center in Latvia

Cabot Corporation, a U.S. corporation based in Boston, Massachusetts, opens EMEA Business Service Center in Latvia.

 
 
What does TTIP mean for you?

AmCham Latvia along with its partners in Europe and in the U.S. strongly supports TTIP. We kindly ask you to fill out the questionnaire and help us evaluate relevance of TTIP for you.

 
 
AmChams share best practices in Bratislava

44 representatives of 33 AmChams from across Europe participated in the Annual Best Practice Conference in Bratislava for a series of business practice sessions and luncheons.

 
 
PwC Legal Latvia up and running

PwC Legal has begun practicing in Latvia this autumn with integrated team that serves private and public sector clients in any industry.

 
 
Would you like a tailored health insurance quote?

AmCham in cooperation with AON Baltic Latvian Branch is holding a survey about the level of interest for a special tailor-made tender of health insurance among AmCham member companies. It may be especially beneficial for smaller companies looking to arrange a special health insurance package for its employees. Let us know by filling a short questionnaire.

 
 
Public Attitudes toward NGOs in Latvia

We kindly ask you to support the research effort of the professor Roger A. Ritvo from Auburn University at Montgomery.

 
 
NASDAQ unveils new brand and site

As of October 1, the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. adopts the new brand name Nasdaq and unveils a new site.

 
 
TTIP discussed in Washington

The 7th round of the EU-U.S. negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement took place in Chevy Chase, Maryland from September 29 to October 3.

 
 
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The new face of Grand Palace Hotel

Members enjoyed the monthly networking event in the new interiors of Grand Palace Hotel with its current fresh and modern look.

 
 
Executive Leadership Series

Our top-tier level members met with Sharon Hudson-Dean, Charge D'Affaires and Acting Ambassador of the U.S. Embassy in Latvia.

 
 
Change is all around

On September 16 the next seminar in the Competitiveness Dialogue Series was held to discuss change management and business transformation.

 
 
What to expect after the election

AmCham hosted a luncheon with political scientists to discuss the election results and their impact on Latvia's future development.

 
 
Students get ready for tomorrow

The President of Latvia opened the educational innovation pilot project "Ready for tomorrow!" implemented by Microsoft Latvia in cooperation with LMT.

 
 
Scholarship for talented future attorneys

Spigulis & Kukainis in cooperation with the Riga Graduate School of Law Foundation created RGSLF "Spigulis & Kukainis Scholarship" for students of Riga Graduate School of Law.

 
 
Make your idea come true

Nordea Business School opened its 5th anniversary training season and welcomed new and potential entrepreneurs to apply for a six-month study course.

 
 
     
 

October 2014

 
     
 

Welcome to our October newsletter. This month we discussed the Parliamentary election results with political scientists, explored what to do in today's fast-paced world to take the business to the next level. We also enjoyed monthly networking event in the new interiors of Grand Palace Hotel and our top-tier level members had a chance to meet with Sharon Hudson-Dean, Charge D'Affaires and Acting Ambassador of the U.S. Embassy in Latvia.

 
     
     
 

Upcoming events

 
     

Oct 29, 2014

Hotel Bergs reaps laurels again

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     

Nov 25, 2014

A business that pays it forward

from 11:30 till 14:00

 
     

Nov 27, 2014

Riding a roller coaster and hiking in the Alps

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     

Dec 05, 2014

Europe: competitive, digital, engaged

from 11:30 till 14:00

 
     

Dec 05, 2014

Getting into Christmas spirit

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     

Dec 09, 2014

Corporate-NGO partnerships for a stonger economy and society

from 14:00 till 17:00

 
     

Feb 20, 2015

A night at the Opera

from 18:00 till 21:00

 
     
 

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Enjoy Sunday brunch at Skyline Bar with 20% discount!

 
     
 

Order foreign language course for groups at Skrivanek with discount

 
     
 

30% discount on bowling in Riga Plaza Fantasy Park

 
     
 
 
 
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